Synopses & Reviews
MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY is the thrilling account of the strange, eventful, and tragic voyage of His Majesty's Ship Bounty in 1788-1789, which culminated in Fletcher Christian's mutiny against Captain Bligh.
- Like many great works of literature, the novels in the Bounty trilogy appeal to readers both young and old.
- Perennial bestsellers. Since their initial publication in the 1930s, the Bounty novels have sold many millions of copies.
- The appetite for nautical adventure stories is at an all-time high--as evidenced, for example, by the success of Back Bay's recent repackaging of C. S. Forester's Hornblower novels.
Cherished as one of the most thrilling sea adventures ever recorded, Mutiny on the Bounty has sold millions of copies and enthralled generations of readers around the world in the seven decades since its initial publication. The novel reprises a true story-the strange, eventful, and tragic voyage of His Majesty's Ship Bounty in 1788-1789, which culminated in Fletcher Christian's mutiny against Captain Bligh-and reaches peaks of narrative excitement that mark the book indelibly as a modern classic.